Which size are you?

Posted by Seema Duggal, July 23 2019

” Look at this. It’s the newest one on the market” the lady at the counter says with much enthusiasm."

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Topics: Catheterisation, Bladder Management, ISC, Incontinence, CIC, Self-catheterisation

Straight Shooting Travel Tips

Posted by Sam Crow, July 17 2019

Travelling abroad with a spinal cord injury can present a number of challenges but with the right preparation, your travels can be made a lot smoother. Having been involved with Paralympic sport for 11 years, Select Nurse Lead, Bev Collins, has helped athletes to prepare for and travel to numerous overseas events. Here Bev shares her top tips.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Travelling with Catheters, wheelchair, Paralympics, Bladder Management, Spinal injury, Self-catheterisation

Back in the saddle

Posted by Sam Crow, June 18 2019

After a life-changing accident left Sallyanne Haigh paralysed from the waist down, doctors were quick to warn her away from a return to horse riding. Yet, three and a half years later, Sallyanne is not only back in the saddle – she’s taking home gold on horseback.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Recovery, Sport, Transanal Irrigation, Bladder Management, Spinal injury, Spinal Cord Injury, TAI, Bowel Management, Self-catheterisation

Emily's Story

Posted by Sam Crow, June 12 2019

During a Continence Awareness Day at Pinderfields Hospital, we had the pleasure of meeting Emily whose life was changed in an instant by an extremely rare condition. This is her story.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Transanal Irrigation, Bladder Management, Spinal injury, TAI, Bowel Management, Self-catheterisation

Support For Young People With MS

Posted by Bev Collins, March 26 2019

Every week approximately 100 are diagnosed with MS (Multiple Sclerosis) in the UK. An increasing number of those are young adults for who it can be a huge challenge.

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Topics: Lifestyle, Bladder Management, MS